Lyndeborough

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a board position should attend. The cost is … 0

ml: Turning back

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Frozen fingers, tired thighs, heavy breathing, and a rumbling stomach. This is not the perfect recipe for skiing the backcountry. Fortunately, I recovered quickly, and relished turning through knee-high powder on my way down the Mount Washington Cog Railway. That Saturday tour was a reminder that I should manage my energy, and realize … 0

Letters: Smokers putting themselves at risk

Friday, March 13, 2015

To the editor: Many may not realize that this year the period from April 6 to April 10 is known as National Public Health Week. Each of these five days has an individual goal to be achieved, and as a whole, the week is intended to bring awareness to public health issues. There is a wide range of public health issues and some … 0

Editorial: Make a difference, don’t forget to vote

Monday, March 9, 2015

With Wilton-Lyndeborough’s District Meeting on Friday night, Town Meeting season has officially begun. The district didn’t turn out the same massive crowd as last year when consolidation of the district’s elementary schools was on the table, but about 75 voters were in attendance to have their say — … 0

Boys’ basketball: On to the next

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Jordan Litts and the No. 4 Warriors carried their juggernaut regular season over into the playoffs, as they dispatched No. 13 Profile with ease Tuesday night. WLC led wire-to-wire, jumping out to a 17-5 lead early and keeping … 0

Viewpoint: My Las Vegas visit and what I didn’t do

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I left town between two of this winter’s monster snowstorms and watched the Super Bowl from a hotel in Las Vegas. This was my first visit, something no one there could believe. Everyone else, apparently, has been there at least five times. My connections to America’s sin city … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0

Boys’ basketball: Litts scores 1,000 in two years at WLC

Monday, March 2, 2015

The 1,000-point milestone is one of the most sought-after in high school sports. Often, a team’s star player will reach that mark in one of the last games of their senior season, and if they can do it … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. … 0

Voting location changed

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Lyndeborough’s voting day is still set for March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. However, residents will be casting their ballots at Citizens Hall, rather than at the Town Hall, according to town officials. According to Supervisor of the Checklist Jessie Salisbury, Town Administrator Russ Boland discovered … 0